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Lil Wayne set to be sentenced to year in NY jail

Lil Wayne has agreed to go to jail in a gun case, but it has proven unexpectedly hard to put him there....

 

Lil Wayne Heads to Jail

Last week, Lil Wayne commanded the spotlight and stage at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards -- but Tuesday, the multi-platinum rapper will find himself in a much less prestigious place: a jail cell at New York City's notorious Riker's Island.

The New Orleans rhymer, born Dwayne Carter, is due to be sentenced Tuesday in a Manhattan court room after pleading guilty in a gun possession case.

 

Lil Wayne has farewell show before jail

Lil Wayne emerged as a top-selling musician known for his clever wordplay and risque lyrics, but like rappers before him, he’s staring down a year behind bars at the peak of his career.

 

Lil Wayne pleads to attempted gun possession

Lil Wayne, who owned last year's best-selling album and is currently No. 1 on the pop charts, pleaded guilty to attempted weapon possession on Thursday, and expects to receive a one-year jail sentence....

 

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